Wednesday, August 19, 2009

IRPS 2010

The 2010 IEEE International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS) will be held in Anaheim, California, Canada, on May 2-6 2010. The venue will be Hyatt Regency Orange County.
For over 40 years, IRPS has been the premier conference for engineers and scientists to present new and original work in the area of microelectronic device reliability. IRPS is now co-sponsored by the IEEE Reliability Society and the IEEE Electron Devices Society. This co-sponsored event has drawn participants from the United States, Europe, Asia and all other parts of the world. IRPS'10 promotes the reliability and performance of integrated circuits and microelectronic assemblies through an improved understanding of failure mechanisms in the user’s environment, while demonstrating the latest state-of-the-art developments in electronic reliability.
The focus of the symposium is the 3-day plenary/parallel sessions featuring original work that identifies new microelectronic failure or degradation mechanisms, improves understanding of known failure mechanisms, demonstrates new or innovative analytical techniques, or demonstrates ways to build-in reliability. Specific areas to be addressed during the 2010 IRPS are reliability concerns associated with silicon (integrated circuits, discrete devices, MEMS, TFTs), Compound Semiconductor & Optoelectronics (GaAs, GaN, LEDs, displays, photovoltaics), and emerging technologies including organic electronics and nanotechnology.The deadline for abstract submission is October 2 2009.
In the Call for Papers, it is said that IRPS can accept papers which "identify new or improve our understanding of the physics of failure and modeling of mechanisms in electronic and optoelectronic devices, materials, and systems".Therefore, IRPS is a very attractive conference to present results on modeling of failure mechanisms.

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